A walk-in cooler is a must-have in any commercial establishment. Kolpak is the leader in walk-in refrigeration, and one of these reasons is because they make their walk-in coolers using high-performance construction. Kolpak offers a very wide variety of walk-in coolers, so you can be sure to find one that meets your needs and fits perfectly into your kitchen.Shop all Walk-In Coolers
Along with walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers are must-haves in any commercial establishment as well. Made with the same high-performance construction as Kolpak walk-in coolers, Kolpak walk-in freezers are durable, efficient, and economical.Shop all Walk-In Freezers
These are essentially regular units that are available in quick ship sizes. The Arctic Fox controller is included. They do require a refrigeration technician (look for our service/Installation link at the bottom of the page).
Polar Pak units are snap together full size walk in boxes that don't require a refrigeration technician. They are made of the same high quality Kolpak components including 4" foamed-in-place but they come with a drop in or side attach refrigeration system. These systems have a built in evaporator so that they only minimally obtrude into the box.
Depending on the type of unit you’re purchasing, there are likely a few options in terms of size and capacity available. There are a few ways to categorize the size/capacity of a unit:
Softserve ice cream, custard, and frozen yogurt are best-sellers, but these three treats have many differences between them despite their similar goodness. With $25 billion spent annually on these treats alone, there’s certainly a market for frozen desserts.Read More
Walk-in coolers tend to be larger than their freezer counterparts and
can occupy a space from 15 cubic feet to as large as 400,000 square
feet! Keep the following in mind when choosing the size/capacity of your
Any restaurant with a dedicated bar will need to invest in additional equipment specifically designed for the bar area. Many of these units tend to take up less space and are specialized for bartending purposes.Read More
Restaurants who offer a buffet line or hotels with a continental breakfast need to invest in specialized equipment to handle self-service tasks.
“Well, If I have a walk-in cooler, do I really need to have a reach-in and work top refrigerators?”
Your walk-in unit is arguably the most important and understated piece of restaurant equipment you have. This is PART 2 of Walking Through Your Walk-In series!